News tagged with risk prediction
(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new predictive tool to help GPs identify and treat patients at risk of stroke.
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Gene expression test distinguishes btw breast cancer patients at high and low risk of late recurrence
A test that measures the expression levels of 58 genes in oestrogen receptor-positive breast cancers can effectively differentiate between patients who are at higher and lower risk for having their cancer recur elsewhere ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People deemed to be "mentally vulnerable" are at a significantly increased risk of both fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular disease, according to results of a large population study from Denmark. The details of the study were ...
Cardiology Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two new reports issuing in Science Translational Medicine (STM) today showcase the potential of teams of scientists working together to solve increasingly complex medical problems. The results demonstrate that better predic ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood get attention in the clinic because they often indicate that something has gone wrong with the liver. Now researchers have found that male smokers with low levels of the yellow-tinged ...
Cancer Apr 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Risk prediction tools that estimate future risk of heart disease and stroke may be more useful predictors of future decline in cognitive abilities, or memory and thinking, than a dementia risk score, according to a new study ...
Neuroscience Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Work by researchers at The University of Western Australia could revolutionise testing for Type 1 diabetes around the world.
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm, affecting 2.5 million Americans. If left undetected or untreated, atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke. Determining who is at increased risk for atrial ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new model to predict lung cancer risk is more accurate than previous criteria, according to a study published in the Feb. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Cancer Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Severity of emphysema, as measured by computed tomography (CT), is a strong independent predictor of all-cause, cardiovascular, and respiratory mortality in ever-smokers with or without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Living in a caring community may help curb teenage alcohol use, while hanging out with antisocial peers can have the opposite effect, according to Penn State researchers studying substance abuse patterns.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A simple formula can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood, according to a study published today in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Clinicians are being urged to ask about a patient's history of falls as new research shows that the information is valuable in determining their future risk of fracture.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Models used for predicting the likelihood of individuals developing chronic kidney disease and for predicting disease progression in people who already have the condition are useful tools but not yet robust enough to help ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The most widely used models for predicting heart failure rely on a complex combination of lifestyle, demographic, and cardiovascular risk factor information.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0